Courses: AHST 3010/6610
Arianna King is a doctoral student in the City, Culture and Community Program at Tulane University. Prior to doctoral study, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Fine Arts with a focus on Sculpture from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts and a master’s degree from the University of New Orleans in Urban Studies with a focus in Urban Anthropology. Committed to the use of interdisciplinary approaches, King’s research leverages a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches to explore the intersections between urban studies, gender studies, market traders, urban planning policy, and the informal economy in West Africa. She is a current member of the African Studies Association, American Anthropological Association, as well as the Rural Sociology Society. Her most recent research has been featured in the book series: Advances in Gender Research.